2008 Keyword - Education

HB 1016establish a new system of funding for the postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1044revise certain provisions regarding the teacher compensation assistance program. 
HB 1045revise certain provisions related to the calculation of state aid to special education. 
HB 1046make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1047make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts. 
HB 1048revise certain provisions related to the state aid payment for increase in current fall enrollment. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions related to the calculation of school and public lands funds and county general school funds. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding Indian education. 
HB 1051revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts. 
HB 1076exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
HB 1080authorize the Board of Regents to construct a student athlete development center on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1081authorize the Board of Regents to replace storage facilities at the Cottonwood Agricultural Experiment Station and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1083authorize the Board of Regents to construct a new public restroom facility at McCrory Gardens on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1084increase the previously enacted expenditure authority for certain approved construction projects and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1085authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction, reconstruction, renovation, and modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1120revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
HB 1124enhance education in South Dakota. 
HB 1138prohibit the use of a false academic degree or a degree that is not completed. 
HB 1143repeal certain requirements related to school district employee retirement benefits. 
HB 1147allow the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula to increase in value each year based upon the per student allocation. 
HB 1152provide for diabetes management and treatment in schools. 
HB 1153establish requirements and procedures for the certification of parent-taught driver education courses and to allow parents to teach driver education to their qualified children. 
HB 1158exempt certain school districts from reorganization requirements. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1172revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1186revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship by allowing a student to take the ACT or SAT test after graduating from high school. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to fund an expansion of Teach for America. 
HB 1214create a required minimum salary for teachers who teach in school districts that receive state aid funding. 
HB 1218increase the maximum allowable outstanding amount of bonds issued by the Health and Educational Facility Authority on behalf of the four technical institutes. 
HB 1220make an appropriation to the postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1221create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding to the postsecondary technical institutes for the costs of maintenance and repair. 
HB 1222create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the start-up costs of new programs being created to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1223create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the cost of replacing old or outdated equipment to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1224provide for the funding of certain reduced tuition programs for veterans. 
HB 1225direct the Department of Education to undertake a study of the state's school districts and the efficiency of the statewide delivery of education services to the state's students. 
HB 1226provide funds to the postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1227appropriate money to postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings. 
HB 1230appropriate money to promote the development of centers for secondary career and technical education. 
HB 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
HB 1236allow free tuition to certain members of the military. 
HB 1242require the Department of Education and the Board of Regents to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
HB 1249allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Nebraska. 
HB 1251authorize the Board of Regents to acquire land for the Higher Education Center--West River. 
HB 1254create the facility equity fund to assist certain school districts with critical need for capital construction. 
HB 1257revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification and certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1262establish a classification system, an evaluation system, and minimum annual salaries for certified teachers and school service specialists, and to repeal certain provisions relating to teacher tenure. 
HB 1267appropriation for the lease, lease purchase, or financing of two airplanes for transportation at the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1268establish a statewide minimum teacher salary that school districts must meet within five years and to allow school districts to receive funds through the teachers compensation assistance program to meet the minimum salary requirement. 
HB 1273exempt agricultural land from the general fund and special education fund levies imposed by school districts. 
HB 1274revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding the South Dakota opportunity scholarships. 
HB 1279align math and science education with South Dakota's historic and unique scientific opportunities, to direct the Department of Education to initiate Project Lead the Way, to develop a clearinghouse for certain educational opportunities, and to provide for an independent analysis of the state's content standards, and to make an appropriation therefor, and to require the Department of Education to develop a framework for a high school for the twenty-first century, and to require high schools to report on activities and results relative to that framework. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1289revise the state aid formula by limiting the declining enrollment allowance to only those school districts that lose at least ten students from one year to the next. 
HB 1291allow students who have dyslexia to receive special education or special education and related services. 
HB 1300revise certain provisions related to school district reorganization and to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts, and to revise the general state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1308require the Board of Education to revise the alternative certification standards for career and technical education teachers. 
HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HB 1316establish a maximum balance for school district pension funds. 
HB 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
SB 10include Dakota and Nakota with certain requirements for instruction in the Lakota language. 
SB 21revise certain provisions related to the interstate enrollment options program. 
SB 22revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts and to declare an emergency. 
SB 23revise certain provisions related to the required reorganization of school districts with low enrollment. 
SB 24make an appropriation to reimburse certain school districts for consolidation incentives. 
SB 25repeal certain provisions regarding the calculation of state aid to education. 
SB 26revise certain provisions regarding the rule making authority of the South Dakota Board of Education for pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 27revise the state requirement for inspection of school food service programs. 
SB 55authorize the Board of Regents to convey a tract of land in Pennington County to the United States Air Force and to declare an emergency. 
SB 56delegate authority to the Board of Regents to construct certain buildings and structures and to make a continuing appropriation therefor. 
SB 57authorize the Board of Regents to construct a roadway on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 58authorize the Board of Regents to demolish Seymour Hall at Northern State University. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 67require high school students to submit at least one application to a postsecondary educational institution. 
SB 76make an appropriation to support the South Dakota Hall of Fame. 
SB 79increase the payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
SB 86prohibit and establish a penalty for hazing. 
SB 99exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 101authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 116revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property and to revise the makeup of the implementation and oversight advisory task force. 
SB 117revise certain tax levy limitations and property tax levies for school districts. 
SB 122provide a legislative deadline for the adoption of the budget for the Department of Education. 
SB 125allow school districts to share academic programs and facilities. 
SB 127provide for a sales tax holiday on certain tangible personal property for going back to school. 
SB 130provide for a property tax levy to fund the health insurance benefits of school district employees and to create a school district health insurance fund. 
SB 142repeal certain outdated statutes relating to the Board of Regents. 
SB 149increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 150increase general funding for schools, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund, to provide funding for the postsecondary technical institutes, to provide for the modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 153authorize the Governor to enter the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact and the Western Regional Education Compact, and to provide for the appointment of resident members to both commissions.  
SB 154allow public schools to maintain pre-kindergarten programs, to provide the Board of Education with rule making authority for pre-kindergarten programs, and to provide funding through the state aid to education formula for students in accredited pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 155provide state aid to education to certain school districts for certain students. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 169revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula and to establish a minimum salary schedule for teachers. 
SB 179increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund, and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 181create the South Dakota teachers tuition reimbursement program. 
SB 187revise the state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries, to direct the Department of Education to review certain curriculum and to develop a framework for a twenty-first century high school, to create the Teacher Compensation Assistance Program Advisory Council, and to revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts. 
SB 192authorize the Board of Regents to lease a site for delivery of public higher education in Pierre and to use money appropriated by the Legislature from the higher education facilities fund to make lease payments therefor. 
SB 193enhance education in South Dakota. 
SB 194provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools. 
SB 201revise certain eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship.